Tree Care and Related Services

Fertilizing Trees Equals Long-term Health

Your lawn, shrubs and annuals are fertilized on a regular basis to help them establish strong roots and become more resistant to disease and pests that can cause decline. What about your trees? Do they require routine fertilization?

In forests, trees receive plenty of nutrients, but in urban landscapes and corporate campuses, nutrients can be swept away with leaves, sticks and fallen bark. The grass surrounding your trees can also compete with them for water and nutrients.

Quite simply, trees need fertilizer ...

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Arrival of Teupen Lift

Above: Receiving training on the operation of the new lift!

On December 30, 2016 Ned Patchett Consulting welcomed our newest addition to the company a Teupen TC69A lift!

The Teupen TC69A is a specialized compact tracked man lift. The versatility of the machine allows non damaging access over lawns and sensitive surfaces, entrance into doors and gates which are 39 inches and wider and ...

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Winter Storms Wreaks Havoc On Trees

After several years of mild winters and extreme drought conditions in California Mother Nature has returned with a bang! Substantial rainfall has resulted in saturated soil conditions and wind gusts have reached 50-60 miles per hour, which have increased ground failures and resulted in numerous branch failures.

Please schedule a site visit with one of our certified arborist to inspect your trees for ...

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Wind Storms Cause Major Tree Damage


Winter is here!

The bay area was hit with some incredibly strong winter winds the past few days causing major damage to trees.  These winds left broken branches and even caused some trees to fall over!

Below is a photo of our crew removing broken branches from a Monterey cypress tree as a result of the storms.

Sometimes broken branches can be hard to see for the ...

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Maui’s Banyan Tree


Owner Ned Patchett visiting this amazing tree in Maui.

It stands over 60 feet high, has 12 major trunks in addition to a huge core. It stretches over a 200-foot area and shades 2/3 of an acre.

This has some interesting tree supports, installed by those who love it, to preserve this tree.

A must see when you are in Maui!

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